Here are 6 famous actors from Belgium were born in 1948:
Dominique Garny (October 26, 1948 Belgium-) is a Belgian actor, screenwriter and film director.
He started his acting career in the late 1970s and appeared in several Belgian films and TV shows. Garny gained recognition for his work as a screenwriter and went on to write scripts for popular films like "Le Bal" and "The Return of Martin Guerre".
In 1986, Garny directed his debut film, "La Minute nécessaire de Monsieur Cyclopède", which won several awards including the César Award for Best First Feature Film. He continued to direct films such as "Nocturne" and "L'affaire Marcorelle".
Garny also worked as a theatre director and wrote plays such as "La Peine Maximum" and "L'Os de Dionysos". Throughout his career, he has been recognized for his contributions to Belgian cinema and was awarded the Order of the Crown by King Albert II in 1999.
Aimé Anthoni (April 10, 1948 Wilrijk-) also known as Aimé Anthony is a Belgian actor.
He began his acting career in the late 1960s, appearing in various Belgian films and television series. Anthoni is best known for his performances in the films "Daens" (1992), "Manneken Pis" (1995) and "The Alzheimer Case" (2003). He has also worked as a voice actor for animated films, commercials and video games. In addition to acting, Anthoni is a passionate art collector and has curated exhibitions of his collection in Belgium and abroad. He was awarded the title of Knight in the Order of Leopold in recognition of his contributions to Belgian culture.
Sam Bogaerts (July 7, 1948 Antwerp-) also known as Samuel Roberts Bogaerts is a Belgian actor.
He is best known for his work in the Flemish theatre, having been involved in numerous productions as an actor, director and producer. Bogaerts has also appeared in several Belgian and international films, including "Daens" (1992), "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" (2018) and "The White Queen" (2013). He has received several nominations and awards for his contribution to the arts, including the Flemish Culture Prize for Performing Arts in 2007. Additionally, Bogaerts is actively involved in social and political issues and has served as a member of the Belgian Senate.
Paul Wuyts (June 1, 1948 Antwerp-February 15, 2012 Antwerp) also known as Paul Wuijts was a Belgian actor.
He began his acting career in the early 1970s, primarily appearing in Flemish theater productions. In the 1980s, Wuyts made a name for himself as a character actor in Belgian cinema and television. He appeared in several popular TV shows, including "Het Pleintje" and "Witse," and in films such as "De Leeuw van Vlaanderen" and "De Witte van Sichem." Wuyts was also a prolific voice actor, lending his voice to numerous Flemish dubbed versions of foreign films and TV shows. Outside of his acting career, Wuyts was actively involved in promoting and preserving the Flemish language and culture. He passed away in 2012 at the age of 63.
Jean-Louis Sbille (March 14, 1948 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve-) is a Belgian actor, writer, television producer and radio producer.
He began his acting career in the 1970s, appearing in numerous TV series and films including "Les Enquêtes du Commissaire Maigret" and "Le Toubib". He also became known for his work as a writer, writing several plays as well as producing and hosting various TV and radio shows.
In the 1990s, Sbille made the transition to producing and directing, creating a number of successful TV series and films such as "Studio Inter" and "Un gars, une fille". He has also co-founded a production company, Studio Canal+, which has produced a range of successful films and TV shows.
Throughout his career, Sbille has received numerous awards and accolades for his work, including the Belgian Order of Leopold II and the Prix de la Critique. He continues to be an influential figure in the Belgian entertainment industry, both as a creative force and as a mentor to young actors and writers.
Mark Verstraete (August 4, 1948 Belgium-) is a Belgian actor.
He is best known for his roles in Belgian and international films and TV series. Verstraete began his acting career in the 1970s and quickly gained prominence due to his talent and versatility. He has appeared in numerous films and TV series, and has won several awards for his work, including the Best Actor Award at the Montreal World Film Festival.
Verstraete is also a well-respected theater performer, having worked with some of the most acclaimed theater companies in Europe. He has performed in productions of Shakespeare plays, as well as more contemporary works.
Aside from acting, Verstraete is also a dedicated teacher of drama and acting, having taught at several institutions throughout his career. He has also written several books on the topic of acting and theater.
Verstraete continues to work in the entertainment industry, and is considered one of Belgium's most talented and respected actors.